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John M.

22 Reviews
Carlsbad, CA
Starting at $39
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Studied Music Theroy & Music History from Palomar College
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
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John M.

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Learn the Tricks of the trade and get up and going fast on Guitar!!! Please change "Subject" to see full bio for other instruments.

About John

I have 40 years of Professional drums & percussion experience and 13 years of teaching beginning and intermediate drummers by ear, performance & notation. Preforming drums has brought so much enjoyment to my life and has expanded my cognitive and creative mind more than I would have ever realized w

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Jacob
Just had my first drums lesson with John. He is great at breaking the instrument down into manageable pieces and building confidence quickly. I am very excited for future lessons!
Serena
Great instructor! Great communication
Royce M.
Best instructor ever!

Joe Danny O.

18 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Joe Danny O.

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Whether you want to learn folk, pop, jazz, blues, rock, or more I can get you there. Let's jam!

About Joe Danny

Hello! Thanks for checking out my page. I've been playing guitar for more than fifteen years. I studied jazz performance and music theory with the Applied Musicians Program at Mesa College, which has changed my view on playing music across all instruments and styles. I've been playing other genres

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Drew S.
Joe was a great teacher. I had a bit of beginner knowledge and was looking to take my playing to the next level. Joe was great at creating a practice routine that had the perfect blend of learning and fun. My playing has gotten noticeably better and I'm well on the way to reaching my goals. 5/5 would recommend.
Matt C.
Joe taught my 13 year old son.

On the lesson side, he brought a great mix of fundamentals (scales, etc.) and keeping my son really engaged by also teaching him tunes he wanted to learn.

On the logistics side, he was equally perfect: great communicator, never late, personable.

A nice guy, great player/teacher, and professional: I can't recommend him highly enough.
Cole
We're off to a GREAT start.
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Susan F.

11 Reviews
Carlsbad, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English and some Spanish
  • Vocal Performance & English from CSU Chico
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Susan F.

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I have been playing the Guitar since I was in junior high and love being able to play. I enjoy passing on the knowledge I have to my students so they can write and/or perform their own songs, or just to play for their own enjoyment. I teach acoustic guitar, strumming styles, good timing, and fairly advanced finger picking techniques. My students range form 7 years on up.

About Susan

My primary focus is teaching the best and most effective Vocal Techniques to students of all ages and backgrounds. I also teach Acoustic Guitar and finger picking. My teaching includes the Orff and Suzuki methods of music for Children. My primary focus is on teaching singing and I have been teachin

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Kim
We had a wonderful time and I am in a new level of playing guitar after 5 weeks. Thanks Susan!
Emma
My daughter loved her first lesson. Susan was great with her. Looking forward to seeing her progress!
Martin
Susan is a gifted teacher who brings out the best in her pupils. She is always very positive.

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Jae Young J.

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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jae Young J.

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I have been playing guitar for 20 years, and have experience playing and teaching most style of guitar including rock, jazz, pop and R&B.
I have taught guitar lessons for 10 years. I specialize in Jazz, Rock, Blues and Pop.

About Jae young

Hello. I am a guitarist/musician, currently living in New York City. I graduated from Berklee College of Music and NYU Steinhardt. I am looking for students who are seeking to become more comfortable with improvisation. Through many years of experiences, I have figured out various concepts for i

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John S.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Awarded Grant: Ensemble music for children from Fayette county, TN
  • Masters degree from University of Memphis
  • Teaches Beginner
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John S.

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I can teach beginning guitar students how to play their favorite songs. Also, how to read tabs and chord charts. Advanced students can learn theory and jazz improvisation. I can help students who have been using a capo learn how to play bar chords so you will no longer need a capo.
Guitar students should be at least nine years old.
I do not teach finger picking style.

About John

I have been teaching young people and adults how to play musical instruments for over 20 years. A lot of my students are well on their way to a rewarding future with music, some as professionals and others as hobbyists. In addition to being a teacher, I am also a professional performer who has work

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Camille W.
My daughter had a few lessons with John thus far but he’s gotten her motivated and enjoying playing the piano again.
Lianna S.
My daughter wanted some exposure to the instrument so she could continue with it on the side as she has a primary instrument already. John did a great job or arming her with the requisite knowledge to understand how to play. I would recommend him.
Ian Bartels
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Charles C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Charles C.

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Want to learn Jazz, folk, blues, rock, music theory in a safe environment with a person you can trust? Compassionate, empathetic and patient, Charles teaches to students from all levels and all backgrounds! Based in New York City, he has taught music at New York University for 2 years and has recorded and performed alongside world renowned musicians Billy Drewes and Alan Ferber. He has taught guitar (acoustic, electric and classical), songwriting, music theory and arranging to students from all over the world. His approach focuses on reaching and building a relationship with his students in order to understand their preferred way of learning and reaching their goals in a timely fashion.

About Charles

Want to learn guitar, Jazz, folk, blues, rock, songwriting, music theory in a safe environment with a person you can trust? Compassionate, empathetic and patient, Charles teaches to students from all levels and all backgrounds! Based in New York City, he has taught guitar at New York University fo

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annabelle J.
Charles has been my teacher for a few weeks now and I am so happy I found him on takelessons. He is an amazing guitar player but also an amazing teacher, he always comes prepared and the class is well organized. He is also open to hearing suggestions to learn your favorite songs. He is very encouraging which gives the motivation to keep going which is so important for a beginner. I am already seeing great progresses after only a few weeks, and I can't wait for more lessons this year. Highly recommend him if you are looking to get started with the guitar! You will really enjoy learning with him, he is also a very cool and fun guy so you can learn in a nice environment, whether it is in his studio at his place, at your place or online.
Gaurav Jung Pande
I learnt music theory and improvisation with Charles for 4 months in New York.

Charles is highly approachable and extremely knowledgeable. He walks the perfect line between making his students feel comfortable whilst also pushing them to become better in every single session.

I got a solid grasp of the basics of music theory and was able to fully improvise in different scales at the end of the course. The growth I had was tremendous - all thanks to Charles' guidance.

Charles will take the time to fully understand the needs, goals and struggles of his students. He will be there for them inside and outside of class time because he genuinely cares about music and his students becoming better.
Nicolas Parada
Super talented, yet super down to earth. Great teacher and ridiculously knowledgeable, yet super funny. I had been a self taught bass player for years before taking Charles' course at NYU and was hoping to try out a new instrument and learn it the "right way" through lessons, expecting things to be very academic. But Charles works in a way that is surprisingly individual-based, and so that while you do learn a lot, you do so at your own pace and having fun along the way. By blending your own formal course goals with his own knowledge and incredible feel for the instrument alongside the songs you want to learn (often times you learn them together- he is great at picking up new, unfamiliar tunes by ear) it creates an experience that keeps you picking up the guitar long after you leave the classroom. Where I am now with guitar and where I started at first are miles and miles apart thanks to him, and he's just a super chill guy who likes playing guitar. Who also happens to be ridiculously qualified. 10/10 would recommend.

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"Mr. Chris is really pleasant and fun teacher. He was on time and made his first lesson very interesting. He reviewed my son patiently for whatever he has learned before and then introduced him to some new notes. He didn’t rush with the time and made sure my son is comfortable with him.
Looking forward to the next class with him.👍🏻"
Komal
Took Guitar lessons from Chris V.
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"Great teacher, in only a few classes I've learned so much . Hes a great person and understands and creates lessons around what you need, He is AMAZING."
Alec
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"he is so patient and teaches very well"
Maria
Took Guitar lessons from Edwin I.
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"Andrew was VERY helpful in breaking down the basics of the guitar. He was very nice and polite and knowledgeable."
jeremy
Took Guitar lessons from Andrew D.
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"I started taking classes with Ahmad about 18 months and have made steady progress on my technique as well as my understanding of music in general. Outside of being an outstanding guitar player, Ahmad has developed a truly effective teaching method that can accommodate students at any level of expertise. Good for me since I was a beginner when I started. So we started with the basics of rhythm & timing and I got the help I needed there. So eventually we moved into lead guitar techniques and harmony in general. I should note that I am in my early forties and thus have limited time to practice. Because of Ahmad's approach, I have been able to maximize my practice time by focusing on the exercises and techniques that are most important. I would also like to mention that Ahmad is very patient with me and easy to work with. It's been a blast working with Ahmad, I really enjoy practicing the material and experiencing steady improvement in my playing."
Gregory
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Super chill and incredibly knowledgeable. Teacher made it easy to understand and the lesson was very engaging."
Ralph
Took Guitar lessons from Sean H.
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"My son has zero background in music with any instrument. He decided he wanted to play guitar after finding one in a yard sale. He gets intimidated very easily, but is loving the lessons. This says a lot about the approach and patience Sergio has had with him."
Jackson
Took Guitar lessons from Sergio S.
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"Barbara is fantastic. She is makes learning music fun with grounded basics and fundamental teaching. The environment is welcoming and well suited for music learning. Barbara has helped Lauren move her music knowledge forward in one session that was very meaningful. Lauren was able to practice her guitar later that evening stress free with joy and confidence. Lauren has been dreaming of taking guitar lessons for a while and this first experience has been s dream come true. Thank you takelessons for helping me to connect Lauren and Barbara."
Lauren
Took Guitar lessons from Barbara M.
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"Jordan will show you everything you need to know about playing guitar even as far as music theory and basic need to know lessons he ensures that you are playing to your best potential, but the best thing is that he ensures is that you are having fun and learning at the same time you will be amazed with your results and i promise you with this teacher you will also see major progress."
Isaiah
Took Guitar lessons from Jordan G.
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"Excellent teacher, patient and attentive. really enjoying my lessons so far...."
jesse kulp
Took Guitar lessons from Alexander A.
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